virginia: The Virginia Oyster Trail - 02/24/19 01:07 PM
Virginia Oyster Trail
By J. Elaine VonCannon, Associate Broker, ABR, SRES, Property Management, Coldwell Banker Traditions, Brooks Real Estate
When I moved up to Essex County, Dunnsville I found an abundance of interesting places and restaurants. This is one of the most fun things to do when you visit the Rivah country as locals call it or the Northern Neck. 
The trail was made for cultivating local economy:
The Virginia Oyster Trail is a visitor-directed experiential “journey of discovery” program featuring Virginia’s Oyster regions; with unique waterman/aqua-artisan sites, inviting community narratives and many hospitality, creative, culinary, cultural and activity points of interest to be found … (0 comments)

virginia: George Washington Birthplace National Monument - 02/24/19 01:04 PM
George Washington Birthplace National Monument, a unit of the National Park System, is located in the Northern Neck of VA, 38 miles east of Fredericksburg and is accessible via Virginia Rte. 3. It is open daily 9:00 am to 5:00 pm year round. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Days. An entrance fee is charged for adults ages 16 and older. 
A Visitor Center includes exhibits, film, bookstore, and restrooms. Ranger talks are offered on the hour 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.  The property includes a one-mile nature trail and picnic area with tables, grills, pavilion, and restrooms. The Potomac River beach offers views of the river … (1 comments)

virginia: Hollywood Cemetary in Richmond, Virginia - 02/24/19 01:03 PM
Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia
By: J. Elaine VonCannon, Associate Broker, ABR, SRES, Notary, Team Leader, Residential and Commercial Property Manager
 
I know you will be surprised to find that this Cemetery is the final resting place of two (or three) presidents, one vampire, and 18,000 Confederate soldiers. Overflowing with hauntingly beautiful funerary statues, Hollywood Cemetery attracts photographers as well as those out for a Sunday stroll among the rolling hills overlooking the James River and the downtown Richmond area. It offers scenic views as well as poignant spots for reflection in the Gothic landscape.
The cemetery was designed in 1847 and opened in … (0 comments)

virginia: Reedville Fishermen's Museum - 02/24/19 12:59 PM
Reedville Fishermen's Museum is located in the unincorporated town of Reedville along the western shore of the Chesapeake  Bay in Northumberland County, Virginia.
Reedville has a long heritage in the Atlantic menhaden fishing industry, and the museum dedicates itself to preserving the watermen's heritage and that of Reedville.
The museum has restored some of the oldest homes on the community's "Millionaire's Row", where wealthy factory owners and fishing boat captains once lived. The mansions are now on the National Register of Historic Places. The museum also has two vessels, the skipjack Claude W. Somers and the deck boat Elva C., which were entered into the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.
The story of Reedville, Virginia is linked … (0 comments)

virginia: Virginia Oyster Trail - 02/13/19 10:48 AM
Virginia Oyster Trail
By J. Elaine VonCannon, Associate Broker, ABR, SRES, Property Management, Coldwell Banker Traditions, Brooks Real Estate
When I moved up to Essex County, Dunnsville I found an abundance of interesting places and restaurants. This is one of the most fun things to do when you visit the Rivah country as locals call it or the Northern Neck. 
The trail was made for cultivating local economy:
The Virginia Oyster Trail is a visitor-directed experiential “journey of discovery” program featuring Virginia’s Oyster regions; with unique waterman/aqua-artisan sites, inviting community narratives and many hospitality, creative, culinary, cultural and activity points of interest to be found … (0 comments)

virginia: Historic Homes in Virginia: Options to Consider in Today's Market! - 02/07/19 06:03 AM
Historic Homes in Virginia: Options to Consider in Today's MarketBy Elaine VonCannon, ABR, SRES, Associate Broker, Notary, Team Leader, Property Manager, Award Winning Agent
It takes a special buyer to purchase a historic home or property, one who intends to give it tender loving care, perhaps after years of neglect. Restoring a historic property or renovating and updating a historic home for a primary residence are the dream of some. These individuals are connected to the past, and want to live a lifestyle that puts them in touch with that remembrance. The cultural and aesthetic legacy historic homes possess, as well as … (1 comments)

virginia: Just Listed! Lovely 2 story home with open floor plan! - 11/06/18 11:24 AM
Located in Woods Edge subdivision on a quiet cul-de-sac, ½ way between Williamsburg and Richmond. This lovely 2 story home has an open floor plan with 3 bedroom 2 1/2 bath home with formal areas with gorgeous columns and hardwood floors, kitchen with breakfast nook that open into a large family room with gas fireplace. The master suite has a large master bath. Upgrades throughout make this home a great value for the price. Architectural shingles, dual-zoned Heat/Air, paved Driveway, front porch, and large deck in back. The home is 1902 sq.ft. on a large lot that is 0.66 Acre that … (1 comments)

virginia: A Place in American History: Henrico County Virginia - 06/28/18 11:38 AM
Henrico County was the second settlement in the colony of Virginia and dates to 1634. The county was named for Henry, the eldest son of James I, the King of England. Henrico County's militia also played a pivotal role in defending Richmond during the revolutionary war. Despite their efforts, the British did occupy Richmond for three months, and burned many of the County's court records from this time period. During the Civil War, Henrico County was once again, center stage, because of its proximity to the Confederate Capital, Richmond. The battle of Seven Pines, fought near Williamsburg Road, was the bloodiest … (0 comments)

virginia: Crazy Laws still on the books in Virginia..... - 01/20/16 10:05 PM
 
By: J. Elaine VonCannon Associate Broker, ABR, SRES, Property Manager
 
Citizens must honk their horn while passing other cars.
It is illegal to tickle women.
Not only is it illegal to have sex with the lights on, one may not have sex in any position other than missionary.
There is a state law prohibiting “corrupt practices of bribery by any person other than candidates.
You may not engage in business on Sundays, with the exception of almost every industry.
If one is not married, it is illegal for him to have sexual relations.
You may not have oral or anal … (4 comments)

virginia: Active Baby Boomers, Older Boomers; Aging in Place - 09/08/14 01:07 AM
Active Baby Boomers (47-54) Interested in Purchasing Second Home While Older Boomers (55-64) Want to Downsize, Aging in Place
By Elaine VonCannon, ABR, SRES, Associate Broker, Notary, Team Leader, Property Manager, Award Winning Agent
Baby Boomers are about to explode in numbers into the retiring population, changing the face of aging in the United States. Active Baby Boomers are generally 47-54 and still in the workforce. Older Baby Boomers (56-64) are either retiring early or preparing for retirement. According to an article on Realtor.com, "The Boomer Effect" by author John Van Gieson, statistics forecast 10,000 Baby Boomers a day will … (3 comments)

virginia: Your New Waterfront Home: 1220 Colony Trail Lanexa, VA 23089 - 08/02/14 03:39 AM
Welcome to: 1220 Colony Trail Lanexa, VA 23089
 
Welcome to The Colonies the best waterfront community in New Kent, Lanexa. Come and make this your home and be on vacation the whole year round! New dock that is 121' long with a 400 sq ft L-HEAD. The depth at Mean Low Water is 4 ft and at Mean High Water is 6.8 ft. The property has 180 feet of river frontage.
Bird watching, Enjoy wildlife, water, fishing, boating, and privacy in this well kept 2 story home with an open floor plan and breath taking water views.
Large rooms, 1st … (3 comments)

virginia: Your New Waterfront Home 131 Four Island Trail, Lanexa Virginia, 23089 - 08/02/14 03:23 AM
 
Welcome to: 131 Four Islands Trail Lanexa, VA 23089
 
Welcome to The Colonies the best waterfront community in New Kent, Lanexa. Come and make this your home and be on vacation the whole year round! New dock that is 121' long. Along 400 ft of water front. The depth at Mean Low Water is 4 ft and at Mean High Water is 6.8 ft. The property has 180 feet of river frontage.
Bird watching, Enjoy wildlife, water, fishing, boating, and privacy in this well kept 2 story home with an open floor plan and breath taking water views.
Large … (3 comments)

virginia: This Is Your New Business: Colonial Pizza: 50 Watling St Middlesex, VA 23175 - 08/11/13 04:58 AM
This Is Your New Business: Colonial Pizza: 50 Watling St Middlesex, VA 23175
 
 Step back in time to the lovely waterfront town of Urbanna Va. Great opportunity to own a well know restaurant w/ 2 retail spaces & some owner financing possible. Owner will consider all offers. Very motivated! You will be purchasing building, inventory, equipment: business, which has a loyal clientele of 19 years? You will love the location - walking distance from marina, which caters to overnight transient boaters, water views on 3 sides.
 
Accompany to show! PLEASE!!! Agents please call listing agent for appointment, owner … (0 comments)

virginia: Welcome to: 20426 Brewers Neck Blvd., Isle of Wight, Va 23314 - 08/11/13 03:24 AM
Look At Your New Home: 20426 Brewers Neck Blvd., Isle of Wight, Va. 23314  
 
Carrolton, Va, FEEL OF THE COUNTRY –NEAR THE CITY. After a hard day’s work enter a worry-free world of peace and relaxation. You will enjoy this one level, 4 bedroom, 1 bath home with eat in kitchen and formal dining room. You will enjoy a wonderful very large backyard. You will be only 15 min. from Newport News-Hampton area and 17 min. from Smithfield. Near military bases and shopping. Needs a little TLC.
 
Short Sale, subject to 3rd party approval. Tenants in property till Nov. … (0 comments)

virginia: Welcome To: 101 Janis Dr Yorktown, VA 23692 VA 23140 - 07/03/13 06:08 AM
Welcome To:  101 Janis Dr Yorktown, VA 23692 VA 23140
 
Welcome to: 101 Janis Dr. Yorktown,VA 23140
 
Yorktown area of York County Va, near Dandy. How would you like to have your own boat slip on Wormley Creek? Lovely custom built brick 2 story home with fenced yard and large storage shed. 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bath home with formal living and dining room. Great room has a stone gas fireplace which goes up to the 18 ft. vaulted ceiling. Master suite with a jetted tub in master bath and an addition sit
 

For any more information, Call Elaine … (2 comments)

virginia: Welcome To: 4842 Kingshire Dr Providence Forge, VA 23140 (New Kent) - 06/18/13 04:18 AM
Welcome To: 4842 Kingshire Dr Providence Forge, VA 23140
 
Welcome to:  4842 Kingshire Drive,  Providence Forge,VA 23140
 
Beautiful home in the custom built section of Brickshire Golf Community in New Kent/Providence Forge, VA. This lovely one floor, transitional, ranch style home has an open floor plan an unfinished walk-up attic which provides loads of storage. 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bath, gas fireplace in great room is featured in this home. Join Brickshire golf and play on the beautiful Trent Jones course.

For more information and to show after office hours please call Elaine at 757-288-4685.

Directions: 64 … (0 comments)

virginia: Welcome To: 10748 Buckley Hall, Mathews, VA 23109 - 06/02/13 10:30 AM
Welcome to:10748 Buckley Hall, Mathews, VA 23109
Excellent investment opportunity in Mathews with existing long term tenant in place. Current tenant has 2 years left on current lease with a renewal option. Historical cap rate of 12 for this great investment property current use is retail grocery with ample off street parking. Building only for sale not current business, building sold as is confidentially agreement must be signed for more information. Do not contact existing tenant or his employees.

Rural small town excellent investment owner pays for roof repairs, 1/2 of parking lot, taxes of the real estate, not business, … (0 comments)

virginia: Welcome To: 15304 Moysonike Court Lanexa, VA 23089 - 06/02/13 09:25 AM
Welcome to:15304 Moysonike Court. Lanexa, VA 23089
 
The Colonies at New Kent, a lovely waterfront community! You want privacy? You've got to see this one! Over an acre, this custom built single story has the yard for you. Spacious single story ranch on 1.3 level, wooded acres. 3 br, 2 ba, Great room w/ stone gas fireplace, dining room, Florida room and huge, eat-in kitchen with lots of cabinets. FT porch, deck and 2 car garage w/ walk up storage.
 

Agent Remarks: Large fenced-in back yard. Backs up to woods! Heat pump is fairly new. Shed out back … (0 comments)

virginia: Welcome To: 2484 Sanctuary Dr Williamsburg, VA 23185 - 04/21/13 04:08 AM
Welcome to:2484 Sanctuary Dr. Williamsburg, VA 23185
Come home to Governor's Land at Two Rivers, a planned community of obvious distinction in James City/Williamsburg! This lovely home features 4 full bedrooms with 3 full baths which sits on 0.89 acre. Relax in your beautiful 16' x 18' master bath & have coffee on private balcony off MBR/BA. Prepare a meal in the gourmet kitchen with granite counters, two ovens, two pantries.
Tax record SF differs, owner states sq ft is 3780. HOA initial one time capital reserve fee due at settlement is $1,306. Purchaser must become a Social or Golf member … (4 comments)

virginia: Welcome to: 1458 New Point Comfort Hwy Mathews, VA 23109 - 01/13/13 11:06 AM
Welcome to:1458 New Point Comfort Hwy Mathews, VA 23109
 
Public Remarks: Property consists of 2 parcels - approximately 13.2 acres w/pond & approx. 270'of frontage on the East River w/ML=7-9ft., 3 outbuildings. Original main house circa 1774, known as ''Spring Hill'' was updated in 1920, however, it burned about 9 years ago & suffered significant damage. Details of home reflect status of home prior to fire. Property sold ''as is''.
Call Elaine VonCannon for more information @757-288-4685. All showings must be accompanied by LA of John Starke 804-306-5620 (financial advisor to the seller). Do not enter Main house - … (0 comments)

 
Elaine VonCannon (Coldwell Banker Traditions) Rainmaker large

Elaine VonCannon

Williamsburg, VA

More about me…

Coldwell Banker Traditions

Address: 4071 Ironbound Road, Williamsburg, Va, 23188

Mobile: (757) 288-4685

Email Me

My blogs reflect my observations on life, real estate and my own state of the union (Elaine's world). I write my entries as a way to express myself and all the positive and negative aspects of real estate. I also use it to promote my listings and maybe even your enjoyment in reading it.


Listings

Links

Archives

RSS 2.0 Feed for this blog